Being born and living with a heart condition…

This is a pretty personal subject matter for a blog post. Being ill lately has changed my outlook on life, the way I think and even kicked started some must needed changes in my life. I  have a need to write about it…  I was born with a congenital heart disease. It’s called Transposition of the Great Arteries. This is a condition which where the two major vessels that carry blood away from the heart — the aorta and the pulmonary artery — are switched (transposed). I had the senning procedure which saved my life otherwise I wouldn’t be here writing this blog post.  […]

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Goodbye Gallstones!

I finally said goodbye to my gallbladder and the horrid gallstones. Goodbye to being in pain. I had gallbladder removal surgery via Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy after getting some back and abdominal pain. This pain started earlier in the year and I often shrugged this pain off by taking some Ibuprofen and using a hot water bottle. However, the pain would get worse…   You are likely thinking what are Gallstones? Gallstones are small stones, usually made of cholesterol, that form in the gallbladder. In most cases they don’t case any symptoms and don’t need to be treated. However, If a gallstone becomes trapped […]

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